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Table 3 Interview and Focus Group Sample Groups

From: “If you understand you cope better with it”: the role of education in building palliative care capacity in four First Nations communities in Canada

Sample Group Definition
Community Member A member of one of the participating First Nations community
Elder/Knowledge Carrier A member of the community having status as being knowledgeable either due to age or immersion into the traditional cultural practices of the community
Internal Health Care Provider Community member who is also a health care services provider within the First Nations community, or a health care provider who comes regularly to the community, has a long-standing relationship and is trusted by the community
External Heath Care Provider Non-community members (primarily non-Indigenous) who provide health care services either in or outside of the community to one of the 4 First Nations community partners